Michael Burns

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Quinoa, the Best “Superfood” You Can Have

2 Jun 2020

Quinoa, pronounced KEEN-wah, is one of the best “superfoods” you can consume because it is full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and all nine essential amino acids. It helps lower LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol), reduces inflammation, is gluten-free, reduces heart disease, and high in fiber. Now, what does all this mean? Well, let’s break it […]

The Benefits of Blueberries

27 May 2020

Blueberries are some of the highest nutrient-dense foods containing antioxidants. These protect the body from harmful molecules called free radicals which can damage cells within the body. Here are some major benefits of consuming blueberries: They are loaded with antioxidants such as anthocyanin, chlorogenic acid, myricetin and arbutin which are all neuroprotectors which will protect the […]

Why Shrimp Is Good for a Diet

26 May 2020

Is shrimp considered clean and healthy to eat and have as part of my diet? Is it good to eat for weight loss? But most shrimp is farm-raised, isn’t that bad to consume? I can’t tell if the fish I got is good or not. How can I know if I got good or bad […]

The Benefits of Avocados

18 May 2020

Why should avocados be a part of our daily diet? Because they have many benefits for our bodies. How about this? Did you know that avocados have more potassium than bananas? Avocados have 708mg vs bananas which have 422mg, and with only 1 gram of sugar vs a banana which has 14 grams, it’s a […]

Why Is It Important to Drink Water?

30 Apr 2020

Why is it so important for you to drink water daily? Well, it has many purposes. It regulates your body temperature, keeps all of your body’s cells functioning properly, removes toxins from the body via sweat or through the kidneys, relieves fatigue, hangovers, and headaches, speeds up your metabolism, and promotes healthy skin. How do […]

When Is the Best Time to Stretch?

6 Apr 2020

Stretching is very important. It helps keep the muscles loose, flexible, helps you to be more mobile, and helps prevent sarcopenia from occurring. But when is the best time to stretch?  When is it not only the most beneficial but also the safest time to stretch?  Most think it’s right before your workout. Some say during […]